Photo: Oxmoor House
4 servings (serving size: 1 apple and 1/4 cup cooking liquid)

Nothing says "autumn" like the fragrance and flavor of cooked apples, especially when they're filled with a mixture of sweetened currants and walnuts and spiced with cinnamon.  Serve these apples warm from the crockpot with low-fat frozen yogurt.

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl; add 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, stirring to combine. Peel top third of each apple; place apples in an electric slow cooker. Spoon walnut mixture into cavity of each apple.

Step 2

Combine the remaining 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 cup brown sugar, and apple cider in a small bowl, stirring to combine. Pour over apples. Cover with lid; cook on LOW 2 3/4 hours. Remove the apples with a slotted spoon. Spoon 1/4 cup cooking liquid over each serving.

Ratings & Reviews

Btmichel's Review

November 06, 2008
Just tried this tonight for dessert and it was great! I halved the recipe since it was just for my husband and me. I didn't have dried currants so I used Craisins. The apples were very tender. We wanted to top it with ice cream but didn't have any which probably was a good thing since it's a pretty healthy dessert.